The standard for excellence in short films

Awards & Prizes totaling over $100,000

Creating a Legacy

LA Shorts Fest honors those individuals who have achieved excellence in short films. As the largest short film festival in the world with more than 1,200 entries, 777 film screenings and a week of educational panels, interactive and entertaining events, the festival has quickly become the industry standard for showcasing and awarding undiscovered talent.

Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Accredited

Officially recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures , Arts and Sciences, some of these films may go on to receive Oscar nominations. In the past, 25 films have received Oscar nominations with 8 winning the coveted Oscar statue.

And the Winners are…

  • “The Tonto Woman” Director: Daniel Barber

Best of the Fest    (Academy recognized)
Panavision Camera Package Valued at $60,000
Kodak Certificate Valued at $5,000
FilmworksFX Post Production Valued at $7,500
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Writers Boot Camp - Basic Training Certificate: $895
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “Tanghi Argentini” Director: Guido Thys

Best Foreign Film   (Academy recognized)
FujiFilm Certificate Valued at $2,500
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Writers Boot Camp Online Basic Training Certificate: $595
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “Vartan LLP” Director: Myles Price

Best Drama   (Academy recognized)
FilmworksFX Post Production Valued at $2,500
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Moviola MiniDV Camera Package Rental Valued at $1,000
Kodak Certificate Valued at $1,000
Writers Boot Camp Online Basic Training Certificate:  $595
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “I am Bob” Director: Donald Rice

Best Comedy   (Academy recognized)
FilmworksFX Post Production Valued at $2,500
Kodak Certificate Valued at $1,000
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Writers Boot Camp Online BT Certificate: $595
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “The Golden Age” Director: Aaron Augenblick

Best Animation (Academy recognized)
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Writers Boot Camp Online BT Certificate: $595
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “The Tribe” Director: Tiffany Shlain

Best Documentary 
Moviola Intro-level Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer Class Valued at $1,200
Writer’s Boot Camp Online Basic Training Certificate: $595
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “Smirnoff Tea Partay” Agency:Bartle Bogle Hegarty

Best Commercial Spot
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “The Golden Voice” Director: Greg Cahil
  • “Grave Consequences” Director: Tiffany Munro

Special Recognition
FilmworksFX Post Production Valued at $1,000
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720
 

  • “Frank & Flo” writers Cary Anderson & Kahil Dotay

Screenwriting Competition
Writer’s Boot Camp Immersion Certificate: $1,295
FilmTracker InfoSource 1yr. subscription: $720



 
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